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Pokemon is an anime series with about 24 seasons.
It is an adventure and fantasy comedy Japanese anime known initially as ‘Pocket monsters’ but was abbreviated to “Pokemon” in Western countries. It was first aired on 1st April 1997, and it’s been running since then with a total of 1,156 episodes.
It was broadcasted on different channels in the 90s, like the Disney XD YTV cartoon network, and shown on Netflix in recent times.
Interestingly, Pokemon was a huge part of the childhood of most 90’s kids. So if you haven’t seen Pokemon yet or want to relive your childhood memories, here are Pokemon seasons in order.
Season One: Indigo League.
This season has 82 episodes. It was first aired on 1st April 1997, while the last episode was aired on 22nd January 1999.
In this pokemon season, it is Ash Ketchum’s tenth birthday, and he is to do what most 10- year olds in the region do, which is to become a Pokemon trainer. His plans didn’t work out, and he ended up with a Pikachu instead of a standard first pokemon
Season Two: Adventures in Orange Islands
Adventures in Orange islands in the Second Season of Pokemon with about 36 episodes.
This first episode aired on 28th January 1999, while the last episode aired on 7th January 1999.
Here, Ash continues his journey to the top of the indigo league, but will his friendship with his fellow Pokemon League competitor Richie endanger his chances?
Season 3: The Johto Journeys.
In this pokemon season, the story is set in the fictional Johto region.
It follows the adventures of the 10- year old Pokemon trainer Ash Ketchum and his electric mouse partner Pikachu as they prepare to compete in the Johto league competition.
It has 42 episodes and was first aired on 14th October 1999. The last air date for this pokemon season was 27th July 2000.
Season 4: Johto League Champions.
This season has 52 episodes.
It was first aired on 3rd August 2000 and the last episode aired on 2nd August 2001.
In this Season, Ash gets into the Johto league competition. He tries to get more gym badges and competes in the Pokemon Sumo conference.
Season Five: Master Quest.
This season has 65 episodes. The first episode aired on 9th August 2001, while the last episode aired on 14th November 2002.
This season follows the final adventures of Ash, Misty, and brook in the Johto region. It chronicles Ash’s toughest battles.
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Season Six: Advanced.
The Advanced Season of Pokemon has 40 episodes.
The first episode aired on 21st November 2002, while the last episode aired on 28th August 2003. In this Season, Ash begins his next challenge, and this time it’s in the Hoenn region.
He meets with May, Max, and Brock as he claims to enter and win the Hoenn league competition.
Season Seven: Advanced challenge.
This season is a continuation of the quest in the previous Season Advanced. Ash and his friends continue their journey through the Hoenn region.
However, new battles like the one between team Aqua and team magma were introduced. This seventh season has 57 episodes.
While the first episode aired on 4th September 2003, the last episode aired on 2nd September 2004.
Season Eight: Advanced Battle.
This season has 54 episodes. The first episode was aired on 9th September 2004, while the last episode aired on 29th September 2005. This season, Ash finally gets his badges and gets into the Hoenn league championship.
Season Nine: Battle frontier.
Battle frontier begins with Ash reaching the battle dome.
He is faced with the toughest battle ahead of him, and he finds ways to win. The battle frontier season has 47 episodes. It was first aired on 6th October 2005 and the last episode aired on 14th September 2006.
Season Ten: Diamond and Pearl.
Diamond and Pearl season ten has 53 episodes.
The first episode aired on 28th September 2006 and the last episode aired on 25th October 2007.
In this pokemon Season, Ash is joined by Dawn, a new pokemon coordinator who has her own goals figured out.
Season Eleven: Diamond and Pearl: Battle Dimension.
Here, Ash has it going well for him.
He is working on his next gym badge, but that is not the case for Dawn, as he is just coming off a couple of contest defeats. This season has 52 episodes.
The first episode was aired on 8th November 2007, while the last was on 4th December 2008.
Season Twelve: Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles.
This season has 53 episodes. The first episode aired on 4th December 2008, while the last episode aired on 24th December 2009.
Team Galactic continues to hover around the Sinnoh region. Ash and Dawn, were always caught up in the web of this strange group of villains. They are also faced with many other challenges.
Season 13: Diamond and Pearl: Sinnoh league victors.
This season has 34 episodes. The first episode aired on 7th January 2010 and the last one on 9th September 2010. In this Season, Ash is focused on qualifying for the Sinnoh league because Team Galactic is out of the way.
Season 14: Black and White.
Pokemon’s Black and white season has 50 episodes. It was first aired on 23rd September 2010, while the last air date was 15th September 2010.
In this Season, Ash is in a new land, and he is made to face new rivals and a new Pokemon as he and his mother accompany Professor Oak to the far away Unova region.
Season 15: Black and White: Rival Destinies.
This season has 49 episodes and was first aired on 4th October 2012. In this episode, we are introduced to Pokemon Sun and Moon and a new Pokemon called rock ruff. Ash and Kukui come home one evening to find Rockruff has been out and is in bad shape.
Season 16: Black and White: Adventures in Unova/ Black and White Part 2: Adventures in Unova and Beyond.
This season is split into two parts. The first part began airing on 11th October 2012 and finished airing on the 18th of April 2013. Interestingly, the second part started airing a week after. It has about 45 episodes and is one of Pokemon’s unique seasons.
Season 17: XY.
In this Season, Ash and Pikachu are joined by new friends on their way to the Kalos region.
The new friends are; a genius inventor named Clement, his little sister Trainer, and Serena, a Trainer on her first journey. XY has 48 seasons.
The first episode aired on 17th October 2013 and the last episode aired on 30th October 2016.
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Season 18: Kalo’s Quest.
This season has 45 episodes. The first episode aired on 13th November 2014, and the last episode aired on 22nd October 2015
Ash continues his quest to win the right gym badges to enable him to enter Kalo’s league. On the quest, he makes more new friends new rivalries and meets a new Pokemon
Season 19: XYZ.
XYZ has 47 episodes. The first episode aired on 29th October 2015 and the last episode aired on 27th October 2016. Ash and his new friends continue to explore the mysteries of the Kalos region.
Season 20: Sun and Moon.
Sun and Moon is the 20th season of Pokemon. It has 43 episodes, and the first episode was aired on 17th November 2016, while The last episode aired on 21st September 2017.
As the story begins, we are introduced to the Alola region. Ash and Pikachu go to Pokemon school with Lillie, Lana, mellow, and Sophocles.
Season 21: Sun and Moon: Ultra adventure.
This season has 49 episodes. The first episode was aired on 5th October 2017. The last episode was aired on 14th October 2018
In this Season, Ash sees Pokemon Solgaleo and Lunala in a dream. Ash and Pikachu further explore the Alola foundations, where they find some dark secrets.
Season 22: Sun and Moons: Ultra legends.
With 54 episodes, Pokemon’s Ultra legends are the 22nd Season of Pokemon. The first episode aired on the 21st of the regional episodes on 3rd November 2019.
Here, Ash completes three grand trials out of his four trials in the Alola region. He acquires new Z- crystals together with his classmates, he makes new Pokemon friends and more adventures await him
Season 23: Journeys.
This season has 48 episodes. The first episode aired on 17th November 2019, and The last episode aired on 4th December 2020.
Ash Ketchum has a new plan, which is to see the world. He and his partner Pikachu start by heading to the opening of Cerise Laboratory. He is closer to his quest of becoming a Pokemon master.
Season 24: Master journeys.
This season has 36 episodes. The first episode aired on 11th December 2020, while The last episode aired on 12th November 2022. In this Season, Ash continues to travel all over the world, and he and Goh battle on how to catch Pokemon from Kanto to Galar.
If you’re interested in this series, you should watch all the Pokemon seasons in order to guide you through the story. You can find some seasons on Youtube and Netflix. Pokemon has also been made into films and games, so for a complete experience, you can download the file and the games.